Mr., Mrs. Bower observe 70th anniversary

Beverly A. (Webb) and Paul V. Bower, of South Williamsport, will observe their 70th wedding anniversary today, April 16, 2017.

They were married by the Rev. James O’Hara at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, South Williamsport.

Mrs. Bower is a native of South Williamsport. She attended South Williamsport area schools and is a home maker.

Mr. Bower is a native of South Williamsport. He graduated from South Williamsport High School. He retired from the former Williamsport Hospital, now UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center, after 22 years of service.

They are the parents of four sons, Christopher M. Bower and Douglas P. Bower, both of Montoursville; Stephen L. Bower and Timothy M. Bower, both of South Williamsport; and six daughters,

Theresa M. Hakes, Patricia M. Lechniak and Mary E. Koehler, all of South Williamsport; Kathryn A. Grenoble, of Muncy; Susan P. Brown, of Columbia, Maryland; and Deborah J. Kristall, of Olney Maryland.


They have 29 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, they were honored by family at a private reception.